Tag: World Health Organization

World Health Organization: Trump’s funding cut causing outrage
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World Health Organization: Trump’s funding cut causing outrage

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020

"We regret the decision of the president of the United States to order a halt in funding to the World ... Read More

WHO chief: COVID-19 epidemic ‘accelerating’
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WHO chief: COVID-19 epidemic ‘accelerating’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2020

The disease spread is 'accelerating,' World Health Organization chief  said on Monday, that COVID-19 spread is "accelerating," citing the expanding figures of ... Read More

WHO declares Europe new epicenter of coronavirus pandemic
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WHO declares Europe new epicenter of coronavirus pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2020

According to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), the coronavirus epidemic death toll has surpassed 5,000 globally and ... Read More

World Health Organization declares COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic
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World Health Organization declares COVID-19 coronavirus a pandemic

editor editor- March 11, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) wants to shock lethargic countries into pulling out all the stops in response to the ... Read More

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?
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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

UN: Congolese cholera outbreak continues to spread
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UN: Congolese cholera outbreak continues to spread

editor editor- July 26, 2011

The cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to intensify and has spread to the neighbouring ... Read More

UN welcomes pact to improve access of patented AIDS drugs in poor countries
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UN welcomes pact to improve access of patented AIDS drugs in poor countries

editor editor- July 13, 2011

The United Nations agency mandated to spearhead the global response to HIV/AIDS today welcomed the new license agreement between the ... Read More

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UNWHO: Ample resources vital to maintain global health progress

editor editor- January 18, 2011

Last year was full of “big events” for public health, including the launch of a new meningitis vaccine and an ... Read More

Philippines calls for help following deadly storm
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Philippines calls for help following deadly storm

editor editor- September 29, 2009

Calls by the Philippine government for help following the deadly storm has been answered, as the United Nations humanitarian wing ... Read More

Swine flu update
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Swine flu update

editor editor- June 12, 2009

The World Health Organization (WHO) today affirmed that there is a swine flu pandemic, which simply means the virus has ... Read More

SWINE FLU WATCH: Infections top 2,000 with 44 deaths, WHO says
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SWINE FLU WATCH: Infections top 2,000 with 44 deaths, WHO says

editor editor- May 8, 2009

The number of people infected with the influenza A(H1N1) virus has topped 2,000, the United Nations health agency confirmed Thursday, ... Read More

SWINE FLU WATCH:  No risk of getting influenza A(H1N1) virus through food, says World Health Organization
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SWINE FLU WATCH: No risk of getting influenza A(H1N1) virus through food, says World Health Organization

editor editor- May 4, 2009

There is no reason to be afraid of consuming pork or to cull any pigs, the United Nations health agency ... Read More

Applying tourism’s lessons learned from SARS to swine flu
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Applying tourism’s lessons learned from SARS to swine flu

editor editor- April 29, 2009

The global tourism industry is right to be concerned about swine flu and its potential impact on global tourism. Read More

UN swine flu pandemic alert remains at phase 4 amid rising infections
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UN swine flu pandemic alert remains at phase 4 amid rising infections

editor editor- April 29, 2009

The international influenza pandemic alert remains at phase four, on a six-level warning scale, the United Nations health agency, World ... Read More

Swine flu:  No cause for alarm, not considered a pandemic so far
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Swine flu: No cause for alarm, not considered a pandemic so far

editor editor- April 28, 2009

With increasing numbers of people contracting the deadly swine flu virus, various governments and organizations are swiftly reacting by putting ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s cholera declining, but UN health agency urges continued vigilance vital
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Zimbabwe’s cholera declining, but UN health agency urges continued vigilance vital

editor editor- March 25, 2009

While noting an overall downward trend in the number of cholera cases and deaths in Zimbabwe over the last two ... Read More

More bird flu deaths, UN report claims
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More bird flu deaths, UN report claims

editor editor- December 20, 2007

An Indonesian man has reportedly succumbed to bird flu infection, marking the third time this week that a bird flu-related ... Read More

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